Faculty Footnotes

Workshop for Readers and Musicians

September 9, 2017 • On-Campus

The “Workshop for Readers and Musicians,” sponsored by the Diocese of New York and New Jersey (Orthodox Church in America) and hosted on our seminary campus, Saturday, September 9, 2017, was led by our faculty member, the Very Reverend J. Sergius Halvorsen, Ph.D., assistant professor of Homiletics and Rhetoric at the Seminary.

The workshop drew 40 participants, who, in a survey, gave favorable reviews regarding Fr. Sergius’s instruction, among them:

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Simon Menya

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